England A international Matt Diskin will return to hooker after recovering from the ankle injury he suffered against Wakefield two weeks ago.
England A international Matt Diskin will return to hooker after recovering from the ankle injury he suffered against Wakefield two weeks ago. Chev Walker (hamstring) and Chris Feather (dead leg) both miss out which means that Chris McKenna reverts from second row to centre to replace Walker and Matt Adamson will start in the second row. Tony Smith has changed both his props for this Friday's game with Ryan Bailey coming in from the bench last week and Danny Ward back in the side after missing out on selection last week. The other change sees Mark Calderwood return to the side for his first game since the game at Salford on 12th April, he replaces Francis Cummins, who moves to the bench. The team in full is: 21. Richard Mathers 18. Mark Calderwood 03. Chris McKenna 04. Keith Senior 22. Marcus Bai 06. Danny McGuire 14. Andrew Dunemann 08. Ryan Bailey 09. Matt Diskin 19. Danny Ward 11. Dave Furner 12. Matt Adamson 13. Kevin Sinfield (c) Subs: 07. Rob Burrow 16. Willie Poching 10. Barrie McDermott 02. Francis Cummins
Rugby League fans will have the chance to see their names in lights at the 2013 Magic Weekend when the big screens and pitchside boards at Etihad Stadium will be harnessed in an interactive social media discussion.
Leeds Rhinos have been given a boost ahead of tonight's Super League clash with St Helens at Headingley Carnegie, kick off 7.45pm, with the news that experienced forward Ian Kirke, 32, has agreed a new two year contract with the club.